Writing thank-you notes, farm sandwich, 10-minute workouts

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, January 3, 2019

new year

Open the door, though the wild winds blow,
Take the child in and make him cozy.
Take him in and hold him dear,
He is the wonderful glad New Year.

–Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1826–87)

Thursday, January 3, 2019
3rd day of the year


Mel Gibson (actor) was born on this day in 1956.
Alfred Henry "Freddy" Heineken (Dutchman who helped make his namesake beer one of the world's most popular) died on this day in 2002.


 
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Writing Thank-You Cards

How to Write a Thank-You Note
Why are thank-you notes important? How long does a thank-you note have to be? Here are the oft-forgotten fundamentals of writing a thank-you note.
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